A root from where we stemmed is our history, and like every story has a beginning, our past has a great role to play in our present. Our chaotic routines might have forced us to think it is the present which we should concentrate on and not think about the past, which is somewhat correct, but only to some extent. However, when we give it a thought, we realize that we cannot do without history. After all, it is the past which has shaped our future and one end of the thread of changes which have occurred over the years, lies buried somewhere in the past. Many of us dismiss history by terming it ‘boring’ and ‘obsolete’ and often fail to understand its importance. Each day holds some or the other significance, but there are a few which have witnessed events which revolutionized the world. One such date is 21st July, which has seen the beginning of ‘NATO’ as well as the division of Vietnam. Apart from these, there are numerous other important events which occurred on this day and were instrumental in building the today which we live in. Scroll down to dive into the past and get a refreshing idea of our present.